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RECOMMENDED DAKSHINA RATES

The list of dakshina rates (remuneration) for payment to the Sabha Purohits is given below for the benefit of all Sabha members.The rates are considered to be minimal and members are urged to pay at least these amounts for the conduct of the ceremonies/pujas. The rates include ghattams in most cases, but do not include transport expenses. As such, members are requested to kindly make arrangements to fetch and send back the purohits, or compensate them adequately for their taxi fares.

Sl. No.

Puja / Ceremony

Rate (S$)

1 Jaathakaranam & Naamakaranam 41
2 Annapraasanam 25
3 Chowlam 51
4 Naandhi 51(each)
5 Upanayanam 101(each)
6 Avani Avittam (Mass Upakarma at Temple) 11 per person
7 Nischayathaartham 51
8 Vivaham ( bride and bridegroom parties together) 301
9 Grahapravesam 75
10 Seemantham, Pumsavanam 101
11 Punyaaham 25
12 Aandu Niraivu (First Birthday) 51
13 Aayushya Homam 25
14 Sashti Abdhapoorthi / Sathaabishegam 151
15 Mrithyunjaya Homam 51
16 Navagraha Homam 51
17 Ganapathi Homam 51
18 Rudrabishegam 51
19 Bhagavath Seva 51
20 Paanaka Puja 25
21 Pournami / Sahasranama Puja 25
22 General Pujas : Saraswathi / Varalakshmi / Vinayaka Pujas 25 for each puja
23 Darsadi Tharpanam 10
24 Sraadham : Hiranya Roopam

20 for Acharya;                      15 for each Brahmana

25 Sraadham : Paarvanam 30 for Acharya;                      35 for each Brahmana

For any puja / ceremony not listed above, members are requested to contact the Secretary